Snowboarding Health News

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2/8/2017
Winter's No Reason to Hibernate: Head Outside for Some Sports Fun

But be sure to use the right equipment and stay in areas that match your skill level

1/6/2017
Navigating Ski Slopes Safely

National Ski Areas Association offers advice on preventing skiing, snowboarding injuries

11/26/2016
Hitting the Slopes? Keep These Safety Tips in Mind

Snowboarders and skiers should always use properly maintained equipment and be fully rested

1/1/2016
Hitting the Slopes? Here's How to Have Fun and Stay Safe

A helmet, properly fitted boots and warm gloves are essentials for skiers and snowboarders, experts advise

9/25/2015
Expert Tips for Preventing Kids' Sports Injuries

Children need breaks from playing to avoid overuse injuries, orthopedic surgeon says

2/28/2015
Tips for Safe Snow Fun

Winter sports account for more than 343,000 injuries in U.S. a year, experts say

11/26/2014
Don't Let High Altitude Ruin Your Holiday Trip

Stay hydrated and give yourself time to acclimate, expert advises

5/19/2014
Sports Injuries Can Damage Kidneys, Study Finds

Researchers urge doctors to consider possibility of renal trauma in these cases

1/25/2014
How to Prevent Winter Sports Injuries

Think twice before taking 'one last run,' orthopedist says

1/5/2014
Avoiding Injury During Winter Sports

Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating are common causes of sprains, dislocations, fractures

1/3/2014
Get Fit Before You Hit the Slopes

Endurance training cuts chances of falls, injuries, sports medicine doc says

1/1/2014
When Winter Fun Isn't So Fun

Sledding, skating, skiing and other cold weather activities all carry a potential risk of harm

12/25/2013
Ski Your Way to Happiness?

Researchers surveyed casual skiers, snowboarders who found playfulness can bring happiness

12/20/2013
Health Tip: Ready, Set, Ski!

First, be sure to train

11/29/2013
Health Tip: Practice Safe Snowboarding

Make sure you're in shape

11/7/2013
New Ligament Discovered in Human Knee

Surgeons say their findings on 'anterolateral' ligament may advance treatment of athletic injuries

9/30/2013
Many More Kids Visiting ER for Sports Concussions, Study Finds

Better awareness of traumatic brain injury may be reason, experts say

7/6/2013
Baseballs, Softballs Often to Blame for Kids' Facial Fractures

Errant catches can lead to serious trauma, study found

3/18/2013
Health Tip: Practice Winter Sports Safety

Protect kids from injuries

2/16/2013
Many Skiers Who Tear ACLs Can Avoid Surgery, Expert Says

Identifying those patients cuts health costs, recovery time

1/27/2013
Checklist for Winter Sports Safety

Conditioning, appropriate gear are two essentials, expert says

1/20/2013
Winter Sports Safety: Preparation Is Key

Orthopedic surgeons offer tips for cold-weather workouts

1/13/2013
Snowboarding Tops List of Winter-Sports Injuries

But orthopedic surgeon says deadliest activity is 'skitching'

1/8/2013
Keeping Cold-Weather Exercise Fresh, Not Frozen

When the going gets cold, the cold get going, experts say

12/2/2012
Helmets Do Save Lives on the Slopes, Research Shows

Fewer and less severe injuries seen in those wearing head protection, study review finds

11/29/2012
Climbers With Altitude Sickness Show Signs of Brain Bleeds Years Later

Mountaineers who've had the illness should gradually prepare for rising elevations, researchers say

3/20/2012
Ibuprofen May Ward Off Altitude Sickness

Hikers who took the medication were less likely to have symptoms of 'acute mountain sickness'

1/21/2012
Protect Yourself From Ski-Fatigue Injuries

Expert recommends conditioning exercises to keep skiers, snowboarders healthy

12/30/2011
Tips to Keep Winter Sports Injury-Free

Slipping and sliding on skis and skates is fun, but can be hazardous, experts say

2/11/2011
Helmet Use Encouraged for Downhill Skiers, Snowboarders

Head protection gains attention following high-profile deaths on the slopes

1/22/2011
Prepare for Concussion Risk in Winter Sports: CDC

Wear protective equipment, get medical help right away for head injury, agency advises

11/16/2010
Winter Skies Still Pose Sun Danger, Experts Warn

Especially at high altitudes, skin protection is needed year-round

11/16/2010
Health Tip: Hit the Slopes With Safety in Mind

Here are some skiing safety suggestions

9/5/2010
Winter Sports Tourists at Higher Risk of Heart Attack

Too little conditioning, cold and high altitude all contribute to hazard, researchers say

8/23/2010
Child Sledding Injuries Number 20,000 a Year

Adolescent boys most likely to be hurt, researcher says

2/7/2010
Ski Helmets Encouraged for All

Head injuries reduced without harm to neck, researchers find

2/3/2010
Winter Sun Warrants Sunscreen

Cold temperatures don't rule out UV rays, experts say

1/24/2010
Downhill Sports Can Take a Dangerous Turn

Expert advises skiers, snowboarders to keep alert and wear a helmet

12/30/2009
If Ski Injury Occurs, Plans for Fun Go Downhill Fast

The slopes are no place to get careless about safety, doctor warns

10/24/2009
Helmets Can Save Lives in Winter Sports

Injured skiers, snowboarders with head protection are less apt to lose consciousness, study finds

11/27/2008
Health Tip: Skiing Safely

What to do when you hit the slopes

3/6/2008
ACL Tears Worth Fixing in Seniors

Age should not be determining factor for knee repair surgery, study suggests

1/12/2008
Helmets Save Lives in Winter Sports

Snow activities boost head injury risk, but experts say precautions can keep you safe

9/9/2007
International Database Seeks to Boost Treatment of Altitude Sickness

Fluid buildup in lungs can be deadly for skiers, mountain climbers, regardless of fitness

2/21/2006
Helmets Make Sense for Skiers, Snowboarders

Study finds 60 percent drop in head injury risk for those using protection

1/2/2005
Downhill Gliders

Simple measures reduce injury risk for skiing and snowboarding

12/26/2004
Dodge Winter Sports Injuries

Experts say a little preparation and a lot of caution go a long way

11/28/2004
Stop Ski Injuries Before They Happen

Exercise, stretching key to healthy exercise

10/10/2004
Shape Up for Ski Season

Experts say preparation should start long before snowflakes fall

2/15/2004
Skirt Skier's Thumb

Protect them when you fall down on slopes